Using a highly occlusive moisturizer over your regular moisturizer (a technique commonly referred to as slugging) is an A+ method for preserving skin moisture in the wintertime. Simply layer on your go-to face lotion or cream and follow up with an occlusive oil.
Some people opt for petrolatum-based products and ointments, but we’re not huge fans of these mineral oil products at mbg due to their environmental impact—you can read more about that here. Instead, botanical oils like squalane, jojoba, marula, rosehip, algae, etc., will do the job. Here’s a list of our top 13 face oils, if you want to shop now.